uku 1trans. to refuse to do something because one is self-centered and selfish. [One reason for a refusal to help is to prevent another person from profiting from what one does.] Ukuwona anhan an mangitudok nah ek pitudok ke hiya. He refused to write what I begged him to write. ‑on/‑in‑. Sim: ikut, imut. (sem. domains: - Selfish.) 2sta. to be selfish. Maka-uku ka. You are so selfish. maka‑. 6B Characteristics of human nature or life situation.